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Simple Genius by David Baldacci
  

Simple Genius

Part of the King and Maxwell Series
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I have a lot of time for this author who is now really concentrating on his career and going to produce at least two (on occasions three) novels a year to establish his reputation. This stars Sean King and Michelle Maxwell, of Split Second and Hour Game, investigating a secret research centre and a secret training base, all very mysterious. Complex, action-packed, full of issues, illegal activities and masses of plot, this is terrific.

Comparison: John Grisham, Denis Lehane, Michael Connolly.

The King & Maxwell Series:
1. Split Second
2. Hour Game
3. Simple Genius
4. First Family

If you like David Baldacci you might also like to read books by G. M. Ford, James Patterson and Harlan Coben.

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Synopsis

Simple Genius by David Baldacci

Sean King and Michelle Maxwell are both haunted by their last case. Realizing that Michelle is teetering on the brink of self-destruction from long-buried demons, Sean arranges therapy for his reluctant partner. But instead of focusing on her recovery, Michelle unearths disturbing secrets in the hospital ...Sean accepts a much-needed job. A physicist, Monk Turing, has died in mysterious circumstances near Babbage Town - a secretive establishment populated by an eccentric group of scientists and cryptographers, funded by an anonymous but powerful group. Meanwhile the dead man's young daughter, piano-playing prodigy Viggie, has secrets of her own. But what is the significance of the phrase 'codes and blood'? Directly across the York River from Babbage Town lies the sinister CIA training ground, Camp Peary, where Monk Turing's body was found. With both the FBI and CIA breathing down Sean's neck, can he discover the truth? And will he be in time to save Michelle from herself?

About the Author

David Baldacci

David Baldacci is the author of fifteen previous consecutive New York Times bestsellers. With his books published in over 40 languages in more than 80 countries, and with nearly 70 million copies in print, he is one of the world’s favorite storytellers. David Baldacci is also the cofounder, along with his wife, of the Wish You Well Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting literacy efforts across America. He lives in his native state of Virginia with his wife and family.

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Publication date

7th November 2013

Author

David Baldacci

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Publisher

Pan Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Format

Paperback
592 pages

Categories

Thriller / Suspense
Action Adventure / Spy
Books for the Boys
Crime / Mystery
eBook Favourites

Crime & mystery

ISBN

9781447248453

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